Winchester, VA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
785
Total Crimes
2,790.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
8.66%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Winchester, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Winchester is 2,790.8 per 100,000 people. That's 8.66% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 49.58% higher than the Virginia total crime rate of 1,865.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Winchester SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
7

How Does Winchester Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Winchester
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 785 2,790.8 1,865.7 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 15 53.3 42.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 40 142.2 118.7 246.8
Violent Crime 93 330.6 200.0 368.9
Burglary 86 305.7 182.8 376.0
Larceny 567 2,015.8 1,356.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 39 138.7 126.5 228.9
Property Crime 692 2,460.2 1,665.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Winchester

93
Violent Crimes
330.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-10.37%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 302.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Winchester each year. That compares to a 1 in 500.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Winchester is 330.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -10.37% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 65.35% higher than the Virginia violent crime rate of 200.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Winchester

692
Property Crimes
2,460.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
11.85%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 40.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Winchester each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Winchester is 2,460.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 11.85% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 47.69% higher than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,665.8 per 100,000 people.

Winchester Crime Compared To Virginia Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Virginia.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Winchester

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Strasburg, VA 6,643 97 1,460.2 1,234.4 225.8
Berryville, VA 4,361 37 848.4 825.5 22.9
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